Articles

Honoring a Loved One with a Charitable Fund, NY Times, Sept. 30, 2016

Drawn to a Jazzwoman and Her Trumpet’s Clarion Call, NY Times, Sept. 23, 2016

Single, 54, and a New Dad: Why Some Families Start Late, NY Times, Aug., 6, 2016

With Coercive Control, the Abuse is Psychological, NY Times, July 11, 2016

Studies in the First Amendment, Playing out on Campus, NY Times, June 22, 2016

Men Who Don’t Wear Wedding Bands–and Why, NY Times, May 7, 2016

Miniacs Live in a Small World, NY Times, May 2, 2016

For Some, Weight Loss Means the Start of a Whole New Life, NY Times, April 28, 2016

You Married them Once, But What About Twice? NY Times, March 3, 2016

Transgender Patients Face Challenges at the Hospital, NY Times,  Feb. 16, 2016

Meet the New Student Activists, NY Times, Feb. 1, 2016

Goodbye, Golf Clubs. Hello, Hiking Boots and Kayak, NY Times, Jan. 15, 2016

Breast Implants Undergo Reconstruction, NY Times, Dec. 2, 2015

Photographing Soldiers Back From WarNY Times, Nov. 24, 2015

Using High Heels For Self DefenseNY Times, Nov. 15, 2015

After Full Lives Together, Many Couples Are Divorcing, NY Times, October 30, 2015

After Ashley Madison Breach, Online Daters Check Credentials, NY Times, October 15, 2015

How Obamacare Allows Companies to Punish Fat Employees, NY Observer, Sept. 19, 2015 (in conjunction with the Economic Hardship Reporting Project)

Can’t Swallow a Pill? There’s Help for That, New York Times, Sept. 21, 2015

Naked in New York: Why More Of Us Are Taking It All Off, NY Observer (cover story!), July 21 2015

The Drama of Deception, Psychology Today (cover story!), June 30, 2015

Are Juices Cleanses and Gluten-Free Diets Eating Disorders in Disguise? NY Observer (cover story!), June 2, 2015

Endometriosis is Often Ignored in Teenage Girls, New York Times, March 30, 2015

Finding Success, Well Past The Age Of Wunderkind, New York Times, March 20, 2015

Yes, There Is Such a Thing as A Financial Dominatrix, and It’s As Bizarre As You Might Think, NY Observer (cover story!), Feb. 18, 2015

Seizing The Day With Others, New York Times, Feb. 6, 2015

Martin Short’s Night Out with Mathew Broderick, New York Times, Jan. 23, 2015

Finding Communities That Nurture and Connect the Like-Minded, New York Times, Dec. 26, 2014

IV Drips Touted as Hangover Relief, New York Times, Dec. 24, 2014

Love and Marriage, to a Sondheim Score, New York Times, Dec. 5, 2014

The Brooklyn Brand Goes Global, New York Times, Dec. 3, 2014

Blame the Princess, New York Times, Nov. 21, 2014

A Death By Design, (about the suicide of L’Wren Scott), Psychology Today, Nov. 4, 2014

More Older Adults are Struggling with Substance Abuse, New York Times, Oct. 3, 2014

Off the Drugs, Onto the Cupcakes, New York Times, September 15, 2014

What a Difference A Day Makes, (24 hour boob life!), New York Times, August 20, 2014

Real Estate Agents for Older People Are Part Broker, Part Therapist, New York Times, August 1, 2014

For Some Retirees, a Second Act is Easier Than Expected, New York Times, June 6, 2014

Growing Up on Raw Foods, New York Times, June 2, 2014

Groucho’s Girls, (on women in comdey) Psychology Today, November 7, 2014

A Cruise Of One’s Own, DuJour, April 4, 2014

Matchmakers Help Those Over 60 Handle Dating’s Risk and Rewards, New York Times, March 28, 2014

The Beat (Up) Generation, Psychology Today, March 11, 2014

After Online Dating, Online Making Up, New York Times, March 10, 2014

A Marriage At Sea? Get Me Rewrite, New York Times, Feb. 28, 2014

The Childless Plan For Their Fading Days, New York Times, Feb. 14, 2014

For Some, Retirement is Out of Reach. For Others, Boring, New York Times, Jan. 31, 2014

Me Versus The Scale, New York Times, Jan. 27, 2014

With Plastic Surgery, a Makeover to Look Like a Celebrity, New York Times, Jan. 15, 2014

Does this Dress Make Me Look Incredible? New York Times, December 6, 2013

What Should Airlines Do About People With Peanut Allergies? New York Times, November 14, 2013

When The Email is Not Quite Spam, But Not Quite Desired, New York Times, October 18, 2013

Fat and Thin Find Common Ground, New York Times, October 10, 2013

When You Can’t Forget The Gifts You Didn’t Get, New York Times, August 23, 2013

At the Chiropractor, Well-Adjusted Pets, New York Times, August 22, 2013

People Will Say They’re in Love, and They Are, New York Times, June 28, 2013

How Therapy Can Help In the Golden Years, New York Times, April 22, 2013

Leading and Losing By Example, New York Times, March 15, 2013

Seeking to Reproduce Without a Romantic Partnership, New York Times, February 8, 2013

A Connecticut Mother Makes Bangles of Recycled Guns, New York Times, December 14, 2012

Looking For a Match, New York Times, January 2, 2013

Some Tutors Are Shouldering a Wider Load, New York Times, December 14, 2012

A ‘Little Jerusalem’ in the Heart of Italy, New York Times, November 22, 2012

Binge Eating Among Men Steps Out of the Shadows, New York Times, August 13, 2012

Back to the ’60s (and Fringes) in Brazil, New York Times, July 25, 2012

More Women Look Over the Counter for a Libido Fix, New York Times, July 2, 2012

A Patton Uses Film As a Tool to Help Veterans with PTSD, The Daily Beast, June 30, 2012

Life After the Games for Five Former Olympians (aka, “The Ice Pack”!), New York Times, June 18, 2012

Seeking Redress When Air Travel Goes Awry, New York Times, May 2, 2012

Leaving a Spouse Behind. For Good, New York Times, April 27, 2012

Failure is not an Option, New York Times, April 13, 2012

Hands Give a Lift, Now They Can Get One, New York Times, March 15, 2012

Expanding Efforts to Keep Cosmetics Testing from AnimalsNew York Times, December 28, 2011

VOWS: Audrey Smaltz and Gail Marquis, New York Times, November 27, 2011

A Hard Turn: Better Health on the Highway, New York Times, November 22, 2011

A Boom in Plastic Surgery for Those in the The Golden Years, New York Times, August 8, 2011

When a Child’s Anxieties Need Sorting, New York Times, June 23, 2011

With Anorexia, Total Recovery Can Be Elusive, New York Times, April 25, 2011

Tattoos as Makeup? Read the Fine Print, New York Times, Feb. 23, 2011

What We Still Don’t know About Lasik, Salon, Feb. 16, 2011

For Female-Aphrodisiac Makers, Efforts at Parity, New York Times, Sept. 13, 2010

Out with Dr. John, New York Times, August 20 2010

Working out with Tony Robbins, New York Times, August 6, 2010

Visiting Ellis Island with Eddie Izzard, New York Times, July 16, 2010

I Coulda Been a Contender! Psychology Today, July, 2010

For Better, For Worse, For B.M.I, New York Times, June 11, 2010

The Fat Man Walks Alone, Newsweek, March 25, 2010

Lasik’s Blurry Vision, Salon, January 25, 2010

Narrowing an Eating Disorder, New York Times, January 19, 2010

Don’t Get Pregnant, Elin! The Daily Beast, Dec. 14, 2009

Why Men Cheat, The Daily Beast, Dec. 10, 2009

Redefining Cured, Newsweek, Sept. 23, 2009

America’s War on the Overweight, Newsweek, Aug. 26, 2009 (with Kate Dailey)

Why Deathbed Marriages Endure, Newsweek, July 9, 2009

My Surreal Night with Michael Jackson, The Daily Beast, July 6, 2009

Threesome Marriages, The Daily Beast, May 7, 2009

Pressing Acai for Answers, New York Times, March 11, 2009

What’s Eating Our Kids? Fears About ‘Bad’ Foods, New York Times, February 25, 2009

Flush Those Toxins! Eh, Not So Fast, New York Times, January 21, 2009

The Enlightened Path, With a Rubber Duck, New York Times, December 31, 2008

It’s Botox For You, Dear Bridesmaids, New York Times, July 24, 2008

60-Plus, Ripped, and Natural Competitors, New York Times, April 3, 2008

Lasik Surgery: When the Fine Print Applies to You , New York Times, March 13, 2008

The Dating Coach Is In ($125/Hour), New York Times, September 27, 2007

Shades of Truth: An Account of a Kabul School Is Challenged, Village Voice, April 29, 2007

Communal Yoga Mat: Beware of Germs, New York Times, July 27, 2006. Downward Dog. Staph Infection. Namaste.

VOWS: Lola Enders and Walter WeilNew York Times, March 14, 2004

The Pissed-Off Muse, Salon, July 6, 1999

Big People on Campus, New York Times, November 26, 2006

In a new academic field, is Rosanne Barr’s weight worth 3 credits?

The String That Binds, The Village Voice, August 11, 2004

 

The Kabbalah Center wants your heart and your money.


Survivor Meets Millionaire, and a Show Is Born, New York Times, October 19, 2003

If there’s one thing Mark Burnett, the executive producer of “Survivor” and “The Restaurant,” has learned in his decade in television, it is this: never let an opportunity slip away.


Girls with Guns, New York Post, August 18, 2002

Leslie Entin never planned on packing heat.  Not as a kid growing up in Queens, not as vice president of Selection de Givenchy in Manhattan and certainly not after giving birth to her daughter Mia, who’s now 5.

Four Weddings And a Registry, New York Times, May 18, 2003

I have four weddings to attend this summer. My friends are thrilled about their pending ceremonies, but they seem equally excited, if not more so, about the gift registries.

A Hotel Stephen King Might Find Just Right, New York Times, July 23, 2002

For the weary business traveler, the new executive retreat and inn on the old Berry Hill plantation here has it all: meeting rooms, a fitness center, a dining room with world-class cuisine, a swimming pool, tennis courts…And ghosts. Lots of ghosts.

High-Tech Philanthropy in a Low-Tech Guatemalan Village, New York Times, June 4, 2000

It is an early evening on a hazy spring night, and a group of children are gathered on the shores of Lake Atitlán, eagerly awaiting the visit from Karin Stahl.

Can ‘Neurobics’ Do for the Brain What Aerobics Do for Lungs?, New York Times, October 3, 1999

Cognitive calisthenics aim to build quick wits.

I Want to Be a Chairborne Ranger: Boot Camp for the Office, New York Times, May 24, 1998

It’s Thursday afternoon, the rain is rattling rooftops and workers from the Vandor Corporation are huddled in a tent in the middle of nowhere, dressed in Army fatigues and combat boots.